Address to the Angels Summary
Maxine Kumin

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Address to the Angels Summary

When "Address to the Angels" first appeared in Maxine Kumin's book The Retrieval System (1978), she had been mourning the loss of Anne Sexton, a fellow poet and personal friend, for four years. The title poem in this book refers to her metaphorical notion that one can "retrieve" lost loved ones through the expressions and behavior of their animals—in Kumin's case, her dog has the "brown eyes of [her] father," now dead, her goat...

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